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Blind Man

A 47-year-old blind man is lucky to be alive after falling on subway tracks with a train rolling over him. (credit: CBS)

Blind Man, 47, Stumbles Onto Subway Tracks And Survives Being Run Over By Metro Train

A 47-year-old blind man accidentally walked off a Metro Red Line platform Thursday afternoon into the path of an oncoming train, according to authorities.

03/06/2014

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Compton Woman Gets $17M Judgment Against MTA For Wrongful Death Of Blind Son

The mother of a blind Compton man who was killed when he mistook a gap between Metro Blue Line trains for a door was awarded $17 million Friday in her wrongful death lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2011